Janine Elliot began playing the piano from the very early age of 4 and started having lessons at the age of 5 also later taking up violin viola oboe and composition and winning numerous competitions around the South East of England during her youth.
As an adult she has won competitions for music composition in the UK and abroad. She now plays some 25 instruments and performs all the instruments in her albums.
She studied for B.Mus and later M.A in electro-acoustic music at Birmingham University leading to a long career at BBC Radio working as a sound engineer. She has also worked as a classroom teacher and as a music teacher of piano violin cello oboe guitar drums and voice.
She has written a total of 51 albums, argely ambient and electronica, some of which have been used as theme tunes for radio or in film productions.
This new album ‘Boxed in’ is about 21st century life and looks at the pros and cons of a 21st century existence.
The album ‘Boxed in’ features the melodic single ‘Bright Lights’ and is out on 12 June 2017 with distribution from Universal Music Operations worldwide.
All the music is written performed and sound engineered by Janine.
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